UK Managing Director, HEINEKEN
David Forde joined HEINEKEN's UK business as Managing Director in May 2013. David has worked for the HEINEKEN company for 25 years, starting in 1988 when he joined the Sales & Marketing team at HEINEKEN Ireland. Following this he moved to the Netherlands and then Poland, where he was Marketing Director. In 2007, David was appointed General Manager of the HEINEKEN UK business and played an important role in the HEINEKEN acquisition of Scottish and Newcastle in 2008 and the integration of the two companies. In 2009 David returned to HEINEKEN Ireland where he was Managing Director for 4 years before becoming UK Managing Director of HEINEKEN in 2013.